>> Sorry I didn't understand that I was barking up the wrong tree. Do you
>> have any links to the innards of a CCFL?
> This article is better than the one in Wikipedia. CCFLs don't have
> inside them. And as far as I know, the CCFL still has mercury (Hg)
> inside, just
> a little bit. The striking voltage can be 700-1000VAC, coming from the
> The tube power level in watts is around 3 watts. You only notice the power
> (in the form of heat), when a panel uses a whole bunch of them (16 or
I agree with previous posters who said to try re-seating the ribbon
cable. If the OP fixes it I hope he lets us know what the solution was.